AEP Application Deadline Is 1 Month Away!

The May 15th application deadline for the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement ® Award is rapidly approaching! AEP program information including the application and online submission portal can be found at www.npiconnection.org/aep.

The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Program was founded in 1995 by the National Procurement Institute to recognize excellence in public procurement and to encourage the continued pursuit of excellence by establishing key benchmarks. This annual program awards procurement organizations that embrace innovative practices, procedures, leadership and professional development that result in excellence. Receiving the AEP award communicates to your governing body, administrators, customers, constituents and vendor community that your procurement team is implementing best practices shared among public entities.

AEP Application Deadline Is Only Two Months Away!

The May 15th application deadline for the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement ® Award is rapidly approaching! AEP program information including the application and online submission portal can be found at www.npiconnection.org/aep.

The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Program was founded in 1995 by the National Procurement Institute to recognize excellence in public procurement and to encourage the continued pursuit of excellence by establishing key benchmarks. This annual program awards procurement organizations that embrace innovative practices, procedures, leadership and professional development that result in excellence. Receiving the AEP award communicates to your governing body, administrators, customers, constituents and vendor community that your procurement team is implementing best practices shared among public entities.

Register Today for the SPLC Summit!

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NPI is pleased to be an official Partner of the SPLC Summit. At the Summit, you’ll learn actionable and innovative sustainable procurement strategies that you can apply at your own organization, all while building relationships with 500 procurement and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts.

Held May 20-22 in Portland, Oregon, the Summit features over 50 educational sessions, exhibits, matchmaking, tours, and ample networking with fellow change-makers in a fun setting. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take your organization’s sustainable purchasing to the next level!

Save 10% with our special partner discount code P10NPI

Save even more when you register before the Early Bird Deadline: April 13th!

https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2537979

NPI & AEP Apparel Now Available!

Want to show your support of NPI or the AEP Award in style? We are happy to announce that our new Logo Apparel Store is now available. Using the link provided you will now be able to order Shirts, Jackets, Sweaters and more with the NPI or AEP Logo. An embroidered name can also be added to any item at no additional charge. Start placing your orders today!

https://www.gtxawards.com/product-category/npi/

 

2019 AEP Award Application Now Available!

The National Procurement Institute is pleased to announce the 2019 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award application and portal are now available online at https://npiconnection.org/aep/application.asp. Applications for the 24th Annual AEP Award are due May 15th, 2019.

 

The AEP webinar is scheduled for February 19th at 1:00 PM EST. Registration is available at https://npiconnection.org/aep/webinar.asp.

 

Questions can be sent to aep@npiconnection.org.

AEP Committee Call for Interest

NPI members,

The Board of Directors and the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award Committee has an exciting opportunity to announce!
Two positions representing NPI on the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award Committee are open and we are looking for leaders in procurement in our NPI membership to fill those roles.

Service on the AEP Committee is an extraordinary opportunity and an exceptional experience. If you are interested, please contact Christina Pryor for information about the responsibilities of the position and a questionnaire at christina.pryor@chandleraz.gov. Please submit completed questionnaires expressing interest to Christina before the end of the day on January 4, 2019.

The NPI Conference is Only a Week Away!

As you prepare for an exciting, engaging experience with your colleagues from across the country, don’t forget to visit the NPI website to download the session materials and event schedule. Conference dress code is business casual and the Gala is semi-formal with a western theme. Check the weather and don’t forget to visit https://www.fortworth.com/ to learn about all of the cultural and entertainment options available to make the most of your trip!

2018 AEP Model Submittals Available Now!

The National Procurement Institute (NPI) and the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) Committee is pleased to announce that the 2018 AEP Model Submittals are now available for NPI members online at https://npiconnection.org/aep/index.asp.

These submittals are intended to demonstrate excellence as achieved by successful AEP applicants. These examples can be used as benchmarks to assess what other agencies are doing to achieve procurement excellence.

If you are not an NPI member, you can join for as little as $90. Membership affords many benefits including access to the model submittals and $200 off the AEP application. For membership information visit https://npiconnection.org/membership/index.asp.